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List of compositions by Witold Lutosawski

Mi-parti (197576)
Novelette (197879)
Chain I, for chamber ensemble (1983)
Fanfare for Louisville, for woodwinds, brass, and
percussion (1985)
Chain III, for orchestra (1986)
Prelude for G.M.S.D., for orchestra (1989)
Interlude for Orchestra (1989, to link Partita and
Chain 2)
Witold Lutosawski in 1993

This is a list of compositions by Polish composer 1.2 Concertante


Witold Lutosawski.
Piano

Variations on a Theme by Paganini, for piano


and orchestra (1978, see below)

By genre

1.1

Piano Concerto (198788)

Orchestral

Violin

Symphonies:
Symphony No. 1 (194147)

Chain II, dialogue for violin and orchestra


(198485)

Symphony No. 2 (196567)


Symphony No. 3 (198183)

Partita, for violin and orchestra (1988, see below)

Symphony No. 4 (198892)

Violin Concerto (1994) (fragments only)

Symphonic Variations (19368)


Overture for Strings (1949)

Cello

Little Suite, for chamber orchestra (1950), for symphony orchestra (1951)

Cello Concerto (196970)


Grave, metamorphoses for cello and string orchestra (1981, see below)

Concerto for Orchestra (195054)


Musique funbre (Muzyka aobna), for string orchestra (195458)

Clarinet
Dance Preludes, for clarinet and chamber orchestra (1955, see below)

Three Postludes for Orchestra (195863)


Jeux vnitiens (Venetian Games) for chamber orchestra (196061)

Other

Livre pour orchestre (1968)

Double Concerto for Oboe, Harp and Chamber Orchestra (197980)

Preludes and a Fugue, for 13 solo strings (197072)


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2 CHRONOLOGICAL

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Vocal

1.5 Film music

Lacrimosa, for soprano, optional SATB chorus, and


orchestra (1937, surviving fragment of a Requiem)

Odr do Batyku (Along the Oder to the Baltic), documentary lm (1945)

Pieni walki podziemnej (Songs of the Underground)


for voice and piano (194244)

Suita Warszawska (Warsaw Suite), 35mm documentary lm (1946)

Twenty Polish Christmas Carols (Dwadziecia


kold), for voice and piano (1946, orchestrated
198489)
Silesian Triptych (Tryptyk lski), for soprano and
orchestra (1951)
Childrens Songs, for voice and piano (1953, orchestrated 1954)
Five Songs, for soprano and piano (1957, orchestrated 1958)
Trois pomes d'Henri Michaux, for chorus and orchestra (196163)
Paroles tisses (Woven Words), for tenor and chamber orchestra (1965)
Les Espaces du Sommeil (Spaces of Sleep), for baritone and orchestra (1975)
Chanteeurs et Chantefables, for soprano and orchestra (198990)

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Chamber/instrumental

Piano Sonata (1934)


Variations on a Theme by Paganini, for two pianos
(1941, see above)
Melodie Ludowe (Folk Melodies), 12 easy pieces for
piano (1945)
Recitative e Arioso, for violin and piano (1951)
Dance Preludes (Lutoslawski), for clarinet and piano
(1954)
Dance Preludes, for nine instruments (1959, see
above)
Bukoliki (Bucolics) for viola and cello (1952, arranged 1962)

2 Chronological
Prelude for piano (1922)
Small pieces for piano (19231926)
Lullaby in E major for piano (1926)
Three Preludes for piano (1927)
Two Sonatas for violin and piano (1927, 1928)
Poeme for piano (1928)
Variations for piano (1929)
Dance of the Chimera for piano (1930)
Scherzo for orchestra (1930)
Hymn of the Pupils of the Stefan Batory State
Gymnasium in Warsaw for mixed chorus a capella
(19301931)
Version for male chorus
Haroun al. Rashid for orchestra (1931)
Two songs (Water-Nymph and Linden Lullaby) for
voice and piano (1934)
Piano Sonata (1934) 25
Music for three educational lms Fire, Beware!,
Short-circuit (19351937)
Double Fugue for orchestra (1936)
Prelude and aria for piano (1936)
Requiem aeternam and Lacrimosa for choir and orchestra (1937) 3

String Quartet (1964)

Symphonic Variations for orchestra (19361938) 9

Epitaph in memoriam Alan Richardson for oboe and


piano (1979)

Two studies for piano (19401941) 5

Grave, metamorphoses for cello and piano (1981,


see above)
Mini Overture, for brass quintet (1982)
Partita, for violin and piano (1984, see above)
Slides, for chamber ensemble (1988)
Subito, for violin and piano (1991)

Variations on a theme by Paganini for two pianos


(1941) 6
Version for piano and orchestra (1979)
Songs of the Underground Struggle for voice and piano (19421944) 15
Fifty Contrapuntal Studies for Woodwind, etc.
(19431944)

3
Trio for oboe, clarinet, and bassoon (19441945)
16

Recitativo e arioso for violin and piano (1951) 3

Folk Melodies for piano (1945) 10

Spring, childrens songs for mezzo-soprano and


chamber orchestra (1951) 8

Five Folk Melodies transcribed for string orchestra


(1952)

Autumn, childrens songs for mezzo-soprano and


chamber orchestra (1951) 7

Four Silesian Melodies transcribed for four violins


(1954)

Ten Polish Folksongs on Soldiers Themes for male


chorus a capella (1951)

Three Carols for male and female solo voices, unison


mixed chorus, and chamber ensemble (1945) 11

We Are Going Forward a mass song for voice and


piano (1951)

Along the Oder to the Baltic (1945) 39Music for a


documentary lm
Warsaw Suite (1946) 35Music for a documentary
lm
Twenty Carols for voice and piano (1946)
Transcribed for soprano voice, female chorus
and orchestra (19841989) 4550
Symphony No. 1 for orchestra (19411947) 25
Six Childrens Songs for voice and piano (1947) 8
Transcribed for childrens choir and orchestra
(1952)
Transcribed for mezzo-soprano and orchestra
(1953)
Two Childrens Songs for voice and piano (1948) 4
written to the words by Julian Tuwim
Transcribed for voice and chamber orchestra
(1952)
The Snowslide for voice and piano (1949) 5

Version for mixed chorus a capella (1951)


Nowa Huta a mass song for voice and piano (1952)
The Most Beautiful Dream a mass song for voice
and piano (1952)
Version for mixed chorus and male chorus a
capella (1952)
Cockle Shell and A Silver Windowpane (1952)
Version for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra (1953)
Bucolics for piano (1952) 5
Version for viola and cello (1962)
Comrade a mass song for voice and piano (1952)
Version for mixed chorus and orchestra (1952)
Spring week a mass song for voice and piano
(1952)
Version for mixed chorus and orchestra (1952)

Overture for Strings (1949) 5

Song about a Sloe-Tree a mass song for voice and


piano (1952)

Little Suite for chamber orchestra (1950) 11

Three Fragments for ute and harp (1953) 340

Version for symphonic orchestra (1951)


Service to Poland a mass song for voice and piano
(1950)
Version for male chorus and piano (1951)
I Would Marry a mass song for voice and piano
(1950)
Version for mixed chorus a capella (1951)
The Road of Victory a mass song for voice and piano
(1950)
Strawchain and Other Songs for soprano, mezzosoprano, ute, oboe, 2 clarinets, and bassoon (1950
1951) 10
Silesian Triptych for soprano and orchestra (1951)
10

Three soldier songs for voice and piano (1953)


Ten Polish Dances for chamber orchestra (1953)
Miniature for Two Pianos (1953) 2
Three Pieces for the Young for piano (1953) 4
A Little Sparrow and A Little Feather, childrens
songs for voice and piano (1953)
Version for voice and chamber orchestra
(1953)
Garlands and Goodbye to Holiday, childrens songs
for voice and piano (1953)
Dandelions for orchestra
Sleep, Sleep, a childrens song for mezzo-soprano
and chamber orchestra (1954)

2 CHRONOLOGICAL
Winter Waltz for dance orchestra (1954)

Symphony No. 2 (19651967) 30

Night is falling, a childrens song for mezzo-soprano


and chamber orchestra (1954)

Invention for piano (1968) 1

Vegetables for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra (1954)

Cello Concerto (19691970) archi 24

Livre pour orchestre (1968) 20

Dicult Sums, a childrens song for mezzo-soprano


and chamber orchestra (1954)

Preludes and Fugue for 13 solo strings (19701972)


34

Concerto for Orchestra (19501954) 30

Les espaces du sommeil (Spaces of Sleep) for baritone and orchestra (1975) 15

Four Orchestral Signals (1954)


Dance Preludes for clarinet in B-at and piano
(1954) 7
Transcribed for clarinet and chamber orchestra (1955)
Transcribed for nine instruments (1959)

Sacher Variation for cello solo (1975) 5


Mi-parti for orchestra (19751976) 15
Novelette for orchestra (19781979) 18
Epitaph for oboe and piano (1979) 5

An Overheard Tune for four part piano (1957) 5

Double Concerto for oboe, harp and chamber orchestra (19791980) 20

Five Songs to Kazimiera Iakowiczwnas poems


for soprano and piano (1957) 10

Grave. Metamorphoses for cello and piano (1981)


7

Transcribed for soprano and instrumental ensemble (1958)

Transcribed for cello and 13 string instruments


(1982)

Musique funbre (Muzyka aobna) (19541958)


15
Night Owl and A twiglet, a childrens songs for voice
and piano (195658)

Not for You for soprano and piano (1981) 150


Mini Overture for brass quintet (1982) 3 (1211)
Who can say for male chorus (1982)

Song on April FoolsDay, a childrens song for voice


and piano (1958)

Symphony No. 3 (19811983) 28

Cuckoo, Cuckoo!, a childrens song for voice and


piano (1958)

The Holly and the Ivy for voice and piano (1984) 2

The Tale of the Little Spark and Other Songs for


Children for voice and piano (1958)
On Wronia Street in Warsaw, a childrens song for
voice and piano (1958)
Six Christmas Carols for 3 recorders (1959)
Three childrens songs for voice and piano written to
lyrics by Benedykt Hertz (1959)
Three Postludes for orchestra (19581963) 17
Jeux vnitiens (Venetian Games) for chamber orchestra (19601961) 13
Trois poemes dHenri Michaux/ Three Poems of
Henri Michaux for mixed chorus and orchestra of
winds and percussion (19611963) 20
String Quartet (1964) 24
Paroles tisses (Woven Words) for tenor and chamber orchestra (1965) 15

Chain 1 for chamber ensemble (1983) 10

For Martin Norwall for clarinet (1984) 1


Partita for violin and piano (1984) 15
Version for violin and orchestra (1988)
Tune, a trumpet fanfare (1985)
Chain 2. Dialogue for violin and orchestra (1984
1985) 18
Chain 3 for orchestra (1985) 10
Fanfare for Louisville for wind instruments and percussion (1986) 2
Fanfare for CUBE for brass quintet (1987) 30
Piano Concerto (19871988) 25
Slides for 11 soloists (1988) 4
Prelude for G.S.M.D. (1989) 4
Fanfare for University of Lancaster (1989) 1

5
Interlude for orchestra (1989) 5
Lullaby for Anne-Sophie for violin and piano.
(1989)
Tarantella for baritone and piano (1990) 3
Chanteeurs et Chantefables for soprano and orchestra (19891990) 20
Symphony No. 4 (19881992) 22
Subito for violin and piano (1992) 4
Fanfare for Los Angeles Philharmonic for brass instruments and percussion (1993) 1
Violin Concerto (fragments only)

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